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  • Majma-Pela: Traditional Muharram food offerings in northern Iran  2018-09-18 10:17

    Majma-Pela: Traditional Muharram food offerings in northern Iran 

    Majma-Pela, literally meaning cooked rice served in big round tray, is a traditional food offering known as Nazri being observed in northern Iran during the month of Muharram.

  • Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy 2018-09-18 10:16

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy

    Once I grew old enough to figure out the main reasons behind the mourning rituals of Muharram I became genuinely fond of it, as it is not just a month grieve, but a time to heighten the strong sense of intimacy.

  • 2018-09-18 10:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's political fate is ambiguous

    TEHRAN - As much as we approach Congressional elections in the United States, Donald Trump's concerns are increasing. These concerns are aggravated by the fact that U.S.-based polls do not benefit Democrats. Trump recently warned of Democrats' victory in the mid-term elections in the U.S. Congress.

  • China- India 2018-09-18 09:50

    India not to lower guard along border with China

    TEHRAN - India will not lower its guard along the border with China, while maintaining border peace in sync with the “Wuhan” spirit, Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, according to reports.

  • Taliban 2018-09-18 09:49

    15 policemen killed in clashes in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - The situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate with insurgents upping the ante across the country. In latest clashes, at least 15 police officials were killed in northwestern provinces of Baghdis and Farah.

  • Afghan refugees 2018-09-18 09:44

    Afghan refugees born in Pakistan to get nationality

    TEHRAN - The newly-elected Pakistan government led by Imran Khan has announced that it will grant nationality to all Pakistan-born refugees of Afghan and Bangladeshi origin, ending months of suspense and speculation.

  • Minerals 2018-09-18 09:41

    Exports from mining sector up 15%

    TEHRAN - Iran’s exports of minerals rose 15 percent in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 21) compared to the same period last year.

  • Ali Sahraie 2018-09-18 09:40

    Sahraie appointed new director of TSE

    TEHRAN- Board of directors at Tehran Stock Exchange appointed Ali Sahraie as the new director of TSE.

  • GDP-growth 2018-09-18 09:34

    GDP growth at 1.8% in spring

    TEHRAN- Iran's growth of gross domestic product (GDP) stood at 1.8 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21-June 21), corresponding to spring 2018, data released by Central bank of Iran (CBI) showed.

  • 106 Parthian, Seleucid objects recovered in western Iran 2018-09-18 09:21

    106 Parthian, Seleucid objects recovered in western Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 106 historical relics from a smuggler in Harsin, Kermanshah province, CHTN reported on Monday.

  • A view of Yazd, a UNESCO-registered city in central Iran   2018-09-18 09:20

    Iran seeks to nominate Yazd as UNESCO Creative City

    TEHRAN – Iranian National Commission for UNESCO is considering to nominate Yazd as a Creative City of the UN cultural body, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • afghanistan 2018-09-18 09:19

    Afghan war to be deadlier than Syria this year

    TEHRAN - The protracted Afghan conflict, which has entered its 17th year now, could overtake Syria as the deadliest conflict in the world this year with surging violence, according to a report in AFP.

  • India-Afghanistan 2018-09-18 09:17

    No India-Afghanistan trade route through Pakistan

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has rejected reports that Pakistan has expressed its readiness to discuss the restoration of India-Afghanistan trade route using Pakistan’s land.

  • India-Russia 2018-09-18 09:17

    Despite U.S. pressure, India clears way for $2.2-billion defense deal with Russia

    TEHRAN - Barely two weeks after India signed a historic defense deal with the U.S. called Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (CCSA), now the Narendra Modi government in New Delhi has cleared the way for an ambitious $2.2-billion frigates deal with Russia.

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  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال استقلال و السد 2018-09-17 23:20

    Iran’s Esteghlal bid farewell to AFC Champions League

    Al Sadd booked their spot in the semi-finals of the 2018 AFC Champions League after a 2-2 draw in the second leg of their quarter-final clash with Esteghlal gave them a 5-3 aggregate win.

  • mayor 2018-09-17 22:00

    Women to be appointed as managers of 22 subdistricts of Tehran

    TEHRAN – At least 22 subdistricts of Tehran Municipality will be headed by 22 women managers who are to be appointed during the coming three months, announced Seyed Mohammad Afshani, the mayor of Tehran here on Sunday.

  • Capital market 2018-09-17 21:57

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Capital market unfazed by economic problems

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 3,058.12 points or 1.97% on Saturday to end trading at 158,119.2. About 4.16 billion shares valued at $120.88 million changed hands at TSE for the day. The index added 3,000 points to reach 158,000.

  • Muhrram 2018/09/17

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Karbala to Kashmir: Brief history of ‘Azadari’

    TEHRAN - It’s that time of year again when the campaigners of truth and justice, cutting across ethno-sectarian and ideological lines, rally to pay homage to the ‘master of the martyrs’, a 7th century revolutionary historical figure who redefined the ideas of resistance and resilience on the desert plains of Karbala (Iraq) 1400 years ago.

  • Muharram 2018-09-17 21:48

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Ban on Muharram procession in Kashmir mockery of religious freedom

    TEHRAN - Muharram is the month of bereavement and remembrance. Every year, around this time, massive processions are taken out across the world to pay glowing tribute to the martyrs of Karbala. Reciting soul-stirring elegies and hymns, mourners wear black dresses and beat their chests in a spirit of devotion. They carry replicas of Imam Husain’s mausoleum in Karbala and parade the streets.

  • Novak 2018-09-17 21:45

    ‘U.S. sanctions on Iran unproductive & wrong': Novak

    TEHRAN- U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry are unproductive and there will be consequences to such a move, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday.

  • “Laleh Abbasi” candlesticks are amongst best-seller handicrafts produced in Tehran province. 2018-09-17 21:40

    Glassware makes one-fourth of Tehran handicraft exports

    TEHRAN – Glassware accounts for almost one-fourth of handicrafts exports from Tehran province, a local tourism official has said.

  • obesity 2018-09-17 21:38

    Prevalence of overweight and obesity among girls increasing

    TEHRAN – The prevalence of overweight in girl students under the age of 20 is increasing form 6.4 percent in 1980 to 10.3 percent in 2015, Mohammad Hashemi, secretary of the society for the prevention of obesity in Iran said here on Sunday.

  • An interior view of the 16th-century Zeinodin caravanserai in Yazd province 2018-09-17 21:34

    Zeinodin caravanserai, a destination for avid time travelers!

    For an avid visitor to a centuries-old caravanserai, it’s not tough to imagine (or even hear!) the hustle and bustle of merchants bargaining on prices, describing their long lived journey to one another as their camels chew on hay in the corner.

  • Yahya Al-e Es’haq 2018-09-17 21:29

    Al-e Es’haq says value of trade ties with Iraq can reach $20 billion

    Iran-Iraq trade grew 30% in 5 months

    TEHRAN - The trade between Iran and its western neighbor Iraq has grown 30 percent during the first five months of the Iranian calendar year (March 21- August 22, 2018), director of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce Yahya Al-e Es’haq told Mehr news agency in an interview published on Monday.

  • tax 2018-09-17 21:26

    Tax revenues exceed $8.5b in 5 months

    TEHRAN - The Iranian National Tax Administration collected 366 trillion rials (about $8.57 billion) in tax during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22, 2018), up 10 percent year on year.

  • gharib 2018-09-17 21:23

    Iran’s envoy named IAEA conference vice president

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has been elected as the vice president of the International Atomic Energy Agency annual conference.

  • pompeo 2018-09-17 21:13

    ‘Pompeo should thank Kerry for maintaining back channel to Zarif’

    TEHRAN - Former Deputy Director of the CIA John McLaughlin has said that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should thank John Kerry, former secretary of state, for maintaining back channel to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • Netanyahu acts like beggar: Iran’s Velayati 2018-09-17 21:09

    Velayati: Russia, China are Iran’s major economic and political partners 

    TEHRAN – Senior Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati has provided an analysis of the Islamic Republic’s policy of orientation towards the East, saying Russia and China are Iran’s major political and economic partners in countering the U.S. hegemony, Tasnim reported.

  • Pang Sen 2018-09-17 21:09

    Chinese envoy: We support JCPOA 

    TEHRAN – China’s ambassador to Tehran says his country will support the Iran nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).